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Total loan: $1,500
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Idalia Mercedez

Nicaragua
Leon, Nicaragua / Crafts

A loan of $1,500 helped to purchase paper, paint, glue, and plaster.


Idalia Mercedez's story

Idalia's art is making the finest and loveliest piñatas and crafts because of the details she adds to each of her pieces. She has worked in this business since she was seven years old, and it has provided her with income to maintain her children and her household.

Idalia would like to continue steadily growing her business and is requesting a loan to invest in the purchase of the basic materials of her pieces: paper, paint, glue, and plaster. The loan will be a great help since she will earn income, which will benefit her children and her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Holly Torpey


Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: March 20, 2014

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: March 20, 2014